6 Keys to Successful Project Management

Mega-projects are increasingly common in healthcare IT as hospitals and health systems implement multi-million dollar and sometimes billion dollar EHRs and other enterprise solutions. Successful projects are more common than failures, but when a large-scale initiative truly goes off the rails, there are considerable costs—human and financial—that can stagger an organization for years. The Project […]

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Healthcare IT Leaders Named A Best Staffing Firm to Work For

A global staffing advisory firm has named Healthcare IT Leaders as one of the Best Staffing Firms to Work For. The honor was announced today at the 27th annual Staffing Industry Analysts' Executive Forum in Miami Beach, FL. SIA Best Staffing Firms to Work For are chosen based on internal employee surveys that measure 10 key engagement categories […]

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5 Ideas to Jump Start Your 2018 Job Search

The job market in 2017 was white hot—record setting by some measures. Over a quarter of private-sector workers changed jobs last year, a sign of confidence in the economy. The New Year promises more of the same. Currently, there are an estimated 6 million open jobs in the U.S., which is near record highs, and […]

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IT Buyers Plan More Spending, More Hiring in 2018

Winter is coming. But the career outlook for IT pros is still warm and sunny, according to a new survey of projected technology spending in 2018. The IT website Spiceworks asked nearly 1,000 technology buyers in North America and Europe about their budgets for the coming year, and the trends are extremely positive—more hiring and […]

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10 Strategies to Help You Stop Procrastinating

When faced with a long list of competing priorities at work is your first instinct to check your Facebook feed or head out to lunch? Yup, you are a procrastinator. Almost all of us procrastinate sometimes—putting off a difficult task by substituting another activity that may be more enjoyable or distracting. But a reported 20 […]

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Health IT Job Trends Pointing Upward

The U.S. economy and the health IT economy keep chugging along, according to a variety of recent surveys and indicators, all of which is good news for job seekers looking for permanent and contract healthcare technology positions. The newly-released February Employment Trends Index (ETI) from the Conference Board is up from January, providing evidence that […]

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Healthcare IT Job Growth Projected in 2017

The IT hiring outlook for 2017 is a bit muddled according to two recent surveys, but overall demand for healthcare IT professionals should show continued strength into the New Year. The latest Dice survey of IT hiring managers showed 69 percent plan on more hiring in the first half of 2017. While that’s good news, […]

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How to Ask for Useful Feedback at Work

Whether you're a first-time consultant or a long-time, full-time employee, sometimes you just want to know how you’re really doing at work. Asking your boss or supervisor for performance feedback can be intimidating and uncomfortable. However, doing so promotes personal and professional development and success. Here are some top strategies on how to ask for […]

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Salary, Hiring Trends Still Positive for Health IT Pros

The robots are coming, and they’re going to replace some jobs and workers in the future, according to new research from Forrester. But don’t worry if you’re in healthcare IT or the tech sector, in general. Your jobs are safe for now. In fact, most of the reports we’re seeing and reading of late are […]

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6 Health IT Companies with Amazing Perks

In the competitive Health IT talent market, perks matter. In fact, a majority of job seekers say benefits and perks are among their top considerations before accepting a job, while 4 in 5 people  say they would prefer new perks over a pay raise. We scanned the healthcare IT landscape for a few companies that go above […]

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4 Reasons the Cerner Consultant Job Market is Hot

Cerner consultants and other health IT contractors understand their marketability is strongly linked to the relative popularity of the vendor software that they’re trained on. Epic consultants have seen their stock rise over the past five years, in parallel with Epic market share, while consultants skilled in other EMRs, like McKesson, have seen opportunities shrink. […]

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